Welcome to the Department of Economics

Economics at Northeastern focuses on the application of economics to real-world problems of policy and business.

Our undergraduate program features co-op work experience integrated with classroom studies and undergraduate research opportunities. Our Master’s program provides students with the analytical skills and experience necessary for a wide range of jobs and career advancement. Our PhD degree in applied economics readies students to lead research in government, consulting, and legal support as well as prepares them to teach economics.

Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
301 Lake Hall
Boston, MA 02115-5000
phone: 617.373.2882
fax: 617.373.3640
email: econ@neu.edu

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Department of Economics News

What is Trump antitrust?

In the latest issue of Competition Law’s Concurrences, Professor John Kwoka writes on what will, and what should antitrust enforcement look like in a Trump admistration..
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Would John Maynard Keynes have voted for Trump or Clinton?

Professor Oscar Brookins weighs in on how John Maynard Keynes would have voted in the 2016 presidential election…
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Big Miners at Odds Over Whether Worst Has Passed

Assistant Professor Bilge Erten said a more than tripling of metals prices in the 13 years through 2012 was at least double any of three prior supercycles. Wall Street Journal October 31, 2016..
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Strong Mass. economic growth faces headwinds ahead

“It is unlikely that the pace of employment and earnings growth in Massachusetts can continue at the current pace” Alan Clayton-Matthews, MassBenchmarks senior contributing editor and professor of economics at Northeastern University…
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With AT&T, Time Warner deal, antitrust cops should emulate FCC

San Francisco Chronicle October 27, 2016..
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Upcoming

12/07/2016

The Obama Legacy: Foreign Policy

The Choice: Election 2016
The Myra Kraft Open Classroom Series

20 West Village F, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m…
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12/08/2016

The Skills to Pay the Bills: Returns to On-the-job Soft Skills Training

Economics Seminar

Achyuta Adhvaryu, University of Michigan
316 Lake Hall ..
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12/15/2016

Graduate Admissions Welcome Day

Prospective students can come and learn about the department and program and see all that Northeastern has to offer in a graduate program. ..
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Spotlights

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Teaching Economics to 6th Graders

Implications for The Communication of Monetary Policy

Emily Weiss SSH'16 writes on the importance of clarity in conveying Economic policy.

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Meet the New Faculty

The Department of Economics is pleased to welcome the new faculty for 2016-2017.

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